Threats and outbreaks

Active threats and outbreaks

Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 
Cases have been declining in the last few weeks, with more recent cases restricted to rural, hard-to-reach communities instead of the urban areas where the hot spots were previously located. Find out more

Measles
Large outbreaks with fatalities are ongoing in EU countries that had previously eliminated or interrupted endemic transmission. Find out more

 

 

 

Disease / public health area

Travellers' health

This page provides information for travellers and public health authorities about health issues related to specific destinations. These issues may arise from disease outbreaks, special events or gatherings, natural disasters, or other conditions that may affect travellers’ health.

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Communicable disease threats report, 8-14 September 2019, week 37

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Communicable disease threats report, 1-7 September 2019, week 36

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Communicable disease threats report, 18-24 August 2019, week 34

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Communicable disease threats report, 11-17 August 2019, week 33

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Communicable disease threats report, 4-10 August 2019, week 32

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Communicable disease threats report, 28 July-3 August 2019, week 31

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Communicable disease threats report, 21-27 July 2019, Week 30

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Communicable disease threats report, 14-20 July 2019, week 29

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Communicable disease threats report, 7-13 July 2019, week 28

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Communicable disease threats report, 30 June-6 July 2019, week 27

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Epidemiological update: Hepatitis A outbreak in the EU/EEA mostly affecting men who have sex with men

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Epidemiological update: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Unusual large number of West Nile virus infections in the EU/EEA and EU neighbouring countries

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Epidemiological update - Increase in Echovirus 30 detections in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden, June to July 2018

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Epidemiological update - Increase in Echovirus 30 detections in Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden, July 2018

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Rapid outbreak assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Poona infections linked to consumption of infant formula

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Rapid risk assessment: Outbreak of VIM-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa linked to medical tourism to Mexico

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Rapid risk assessment: Rift Valley fever outbreak in Mayotte, France

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Rapid risk assessment: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo – third update

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Rapid risk assessment: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo – second update

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West Nile fever cases by affected areas in Europe and the Mediterranean, 2016 transmission season

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Table. Transmission of West Nile fever, May to November 2016 - Table of cases, 2016

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Zika transmission in past nine months

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West Nile fever cases by affected areas in Europe and the Mediterranean, 2015 transmission season

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Table. Transmission of West Nile fever, May to November 2015 - Table of cases, 2015

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Occurrence of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli in Europe

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WHO ends Zika as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

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ECDC welcomes WHO’s Global Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections

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Recent scientific findings based on literature reviewed after the eighth update of the ECDC Rapid Risk Assessment on Zika virus infection

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Estimated burden of healthcare-associated infections higher than that of other infectious diseases such as influenza, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis together, study says

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